V.22 No.15 | 4/11/2013
The Daily Word in Margaret Thatcher, chile law and treasure hunting
By B.L. Brennan [ Mon Apr 8 2013 10:21 AM ]
The Chernin Group makes $500 million bid for Hulu.
Local pediatrician is dedicated to helping children who are victims of abuse.
In an effort to thwart scalpers, Kid Rock is scalping his own concert tickets.
The New Mexico Chile Advertising Act requires full disclosure on whether the chiles are “New Mexican” or not.
New Mexico treasure hunters beware! You have now been warned that finders may not be keepers.
Facebook to charge for messages sent outside of your network.
“Calvin and Hobbes” get gritty remake in new fan film.
V.22 No.12 | 3/21/2013
The Daily Word in Lobos get the three seed, Operation Valkyrie survivor and thumbs up
By B.L. Brennan [ Mon Mar 18 2013 10:37 AM ]
The number 3 seed Lobos will face Harvard in Salt Lake City.
The release date of Jobs has been pushed back indefinitely.
A body and a bags of bombs were found in a dorm room at the University of Central Florida.
An APD officer was shot yesterday during and investigation near San Mateo and Gibson.
A violin that was played as the Titanic sank has resurfaced.
New Mexico baby receives life saving organ donation days before his first birthday.
Ewald-Heinrich von Kleist, the last survivor of the plot to assassinate Hitler has died at age 90.
Record breaking thumbs up!
V.22 No.9 |
The Daily Word in illegal hot air balloons, ghost wives, forced to pee in a bucket and more interlock license restrictions
Happy birthday Dean Stockwell
By Geoffrey Plant [ Tue Mar 5 2013 8:28 AM ]
This guy may sue Circle K for allegedly making him pee in a bucket.
Filesharing site Pirate Bay says it has moved operations to friendlier-
Another excellent Dangerous Minds rant about Facebook's "broken on purpose" EdgeRank scheme.
The White House thinks you should be able to unlock your phone or tablet and wants the current law changed.
A town that wanted to put up a statue of Len Bias finds out that most people think of the dead basketball star as a crackhead, not an athlete. Whatever you may think, he was a pivotal figure in the War on Drugs.
These guys have a suitable dead woman that would make a great wife for your dead single brother.
Harrison Ford is going to be in Anchorman 2.
V.22 No.7 | 2/14/2013
The Daily Word in Santa Fe Fire, Super Bowl blackout and Facebook unfriending
By B.L. Brennan [ Fri Feb 8 2013 10:04 AM ]
Historic Santa Fe building was up in flames last night.
Super Bowl blackout was traced to a faulty device.
New Mexico lawmakers crack down on a bill against drinking and boating.
A man in Florida stole a towel and then tried to disguise himself as “The Sun”.
Body found on Pajarito Mesa positively ID’ed as missing father of five.
That person that you unfriended on Facebook is scarred for life.
Introducing Monopoly’s newest game piece! (Spoiler Alert: it’s a cat.)
If you didn’t watch the Puppy Bowl, then you missed out on all of this cuteness.
V.22 No.5 |
The Daily Word in the hatchet hitchhiker, the UNM groper and Unemployed Reporter Porter
By Geoffrey Plant [ Tue Feb 5 2013 8:51 AM ]
The APS board election is today and voters will decide whether or not to approve a large bond that would maintain and improve Albuquerque's schools.
The Laguna man who ran over a cyclist is mad at the victim's family.
UNM now has a grope hot-line.
I can't stop reading UNM Confessions.
People in Denver may petition the city to rid their airport of Luis Jimenez's last sculpture, "Mustang."
Memo outlines Obama administration's argument that it is legal to kill Americans who are in the upper levels of Al Qaeda or "any associated force."
And now for some bizarre North Korean propaganda.
V.22 No.4 |
The Daily Word in monkeys, big cigars, rent and bacon
Death of a Player
By Geoffrey Plant [ Tue Jan 29 2013 8:21 AM ]
Virgin Galactic will start paying rent for Spaceport America.
State bill that would increase background checks for gun buyers is likely dead.
They've launched worms and turtles, and now Iran has sent a monkey into space.
Great story behind this super-rare coin.
The Globe and Mail teaches you how to make bacon.
Dude, what happened?
Here's a rotten Twinkie for sale.
RIP Sugarfoot. The lead singer of the Ohio Players died.
V.21 No.51 | 12/20/2012
The Daily Word in weather delays, The Hobbit and Vodka for Elephants
By B.L. Brennan [ Fri Dec 14 2012 10:51 AM ]
Shooting reported at elementary school in Newtown, Connecticut.
Lindsay Lohan’s storage locker could be auctioned off. Cue the Storage Wars jokes!
Some New Mexico schools delayed due to winter storm.
Is The Hobbit not living up to its hype?
Two New Mexico men alledgedly hired to kill Justin Bieber.
Prefer online shopping to braving the holiday crowds? Here are some tips for safer online shopping.
Memorable weather photos of 2012.
Apparently Vodka kept these elephants alive.
A corgi sleigh that is just too cute.
Stabbing victim found at sobriety checkpoint.
Chunky bracelets aren’t just for wearing anymore.
If you got your loved one a cat for Christmas.
V.21 No.48 |
The Daily Word in fat stacks, emo countries and Roasted Turkey Doritos
By Marisa Demarco [ Thu Nov 29 2012 9:02 AM ]
Someone in Arizona and someone in Missouri bought the winning tickets for the $587.5 million jackpot.
Ask two people in New Mexico to spot you some cash because this morning, they're millionaires.
Feds to probe the culture of APD.
Prompted by religion, a ENMU graduate returned toilet paper he stole from the school years ago.
The world's most emo countries, color-coded.
On Monday, there was no no violent crime in NYC. That anyone knows of.
And fast-food workers there go on strike.
The immortal jellyfish ages backward.
People in India arrested for political Facebook posts.
AP Style Guide—the rulebook for most media—bans the use of "homophobia" in favor of something "more neutral" ... ?
Holiday flavorcountry: Roasted Turkey Doritos.
Down in the dumps? There's a good chance you're going to spend your money foolishly. (Plus: Studies making fun of your spending habits a surefire cure for depression.)
Pro wrestler wants his Romney tattoo erased from his face.
V.21 No.47 |
The Daily Word in APD probe, Miley's pig and milk for inmates
By Nick Brown and Co. [ Tue Nov 27 2012 10:19 AM ]
U.S. Justice Department announces it will investigate APD.
APD officer accused of encouraging neighbors to brawl to settle a dispute.
Best prank ever. By which we mean freaking scariest.
San Juan County inmates nearly riot over lack of milk at breakfast.
That Facebook privacy notice everyone's posting won't help you at all.
Bigfoot DNA results. Finally.
Albuquerque Authorities name their baby rhino Chopper rather than Bonbornio.
PETA gave Miley Cyrus a pig for her birthday. She didn't get it.
Fiona Apple cancels a tour to spend time with her dying pit bull, Janet.
Happy birthday, Bruce Lee and Jimi Hendrix.
V.21 No.46 |
The Daily Word in MacAfee, Pabst, Twinkies and WTF am I going to do with all these Coyote Pelts?
By Geoffrey Plant [ Sat Nov 17 2012 4:20 PM ]
Owner of the Los Lunas gun store sponsoring coyote hunt may give the resulting pelts to the homeless.
The Rio Grande Sun actually used the headline "Man Shot in Drug deal Gone Bad."
The Ten Commandments monument finally unveiled in OK City has spelling errors.
You have virtually no digital privacy/rights.
This woman died because Irish law allows NO abortion.
These Israeli soldiers look like they're on a Banana Republic catalog shoot.
More on Facebook's page reach limiting.
IKEA furniture was made by East German forced Labor.
There's a Bond exhibit going up at the D.C. spy Museum.
On this day in 1938, Gordon Lightfoot was born, ensuring that he would be around to write the song Canada's grocery stores play every minute of every hour of the day forever and ever.
V.21 No.46 | 11/15/2012
Where Are Your Friends When You Need Them?
By Devin D. O’Leary [ Mon Nov 12 2012 1:25 PM ]
It’s all over now but the schadenfreude. Watch Facebook users unfriend Mitt Romney in real time, courtesy of Disappearing Romney. Since losing the election, he’s down more than 100,000 friends—and losing an average of 847 more per hour.
V.21 No.45 |
The Daily Word: why George Takei is mad at facebook; how Republicans can be surprised at the Obama victory; what happens when weed is legalized in Seattle
By Geoffrey Plant [ Sat Nov 10 2012 12:14 PM ]
A New Mexico company is selling Breaking Bad bath salts.
The family of Albuquerque attorney Mary Han is suing APD, claiming police screwed-up the investigation into her purported suicide.
Is fracking in Rio Arriba County's future?
Albuquerque city councilors may overturn the minimum wage increase that was approved by voters last week.
George Clooney won the election for Obama.
Seattle Police Department explains the marijuana laws that will go into effect December Sixth.
You will probably not be allowed to hunt giant octopus in Seattle's Puget Sound anymore.
The 2011 World Press Photos contest winners.
Denmark is getting rid of the "fat-tax" that was applied to certain foods last year.
This song celebrating Thanksgiving may cause you to step in front of a bus.
George Takei joins the ranks of Facebook users angry about the money-grubbing EdgeRank filter.
Obama was declared the winner of the presidential contest in Florida.
Does fact checking matter if politicians continue to lie after their fabrications have been exposed?
Republicans were surprised Romney lost because they believe Rush Limbaugh and Fox news.
On this day in 1969 Sesame Street premiered.
V.21 No.43 |
The Daily Word in plankton, clowns, weather, six-toed-cats, and more right wing rape garbage
By Geoffrey Plant [ Sat Oct 27 2012 9:31 AM ]
A sort-of in depth article about the looming ABQ Health Partners and Lovelace split.
Watchdog group says a LANL weapons laboratory is dangerous. LANL says it's fine.
The U.S. Department of the Interior named the Cumbres & Toltec Railroad a historic landmark.
Even though he's been found guilty of massive tax evasion, rest assured that Silvio Berlusconi will remain in politics.
This senate candidate said in a debate that if you get pregnant after being raped, it's because God wants it to happen.
Video of a very large group of clowns at a convention in Mexico City.
Here's a bunch of hyperbolic and cliched statements from weathermen and others about Hurricane Sandy.
The descendents of Hemingway's six-toed cats live on in great numbers and sponsored by Pfizer.
Is Beck's still Beck's if it's made in America and doesn't taste like Beck's?
How Facebook works now.
Here is a website listing and rating New Mexico's ghost towns.
On this day in 1988 the L.A. Times reported that Larry Flynt allegedly hired a hit man to kill Hugh Hefner, Frank Sinatra, Bob Guccione, and publisher Walter Annenberg.
V.21 No.40 |
The Daily Word in stealing debates, stealing space shuttles, stealing weed, and recovering stolen maple syrup
By Geoffrey Plant [ Sat Oct 6 2012 6:30 PM ]
Now we have a plan for stealing one of the Space Shuttles.
Al Qaeda strategy involves lighting forest fires.
Grandmother protects her weed crop by confronting thieves with bear-spray.
People think you have to know someone in order to get a local government job, and they're right.
People think it's conceited for Taos officials to name public buildings after themselves, and they're right.
"I pooped the question. She said yes."
Police are following up on leads as some of Canada's stolen strategic maple syrup reserve surfaces.
Watch (and cry) as these former lab-chimps go outside for the first time.
In Florida, it is against the law to annoy a manatee.
On this day in 2000, Slobodan Milosovic resigned.
The Daily Word in debate hangovers
By Tom Nayder [ Thu Oct 4 2012 10:08 AM ]
Facebook has a billion daily users and none of them will like the picture of your kid doing that thing you posted.
White college kids from Texas do the craziest things.
Food prices rising at Balloon Fiesta.
Chicago police find 1,000 pot plants growing in a field.
Arrests made following this weekends shooting at Fantasy World.
Miguel Cabrera wins baseball's first Triple Crown since 1967.
Cheese smugglers busted in Canada.
What if everyone on earth pointed a laser pointer at the moon at the same time?
Chevy dealer totally sorry he had you arrested over pricing error.
Can a new font help dyslexic readers?
Thunder Boy Jr. at Bookworks
Author Sherman Alexie talks about his new children's picture book, a story about a boy who must find his own identity despite being named after his father. Book signing follows the talk.
Fundraiser Night at Flying Star Café
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